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It’s a Clean Sweep for KSTU FOX 13

Station Wins Top Ratings in Every News Daypart During February Sweeps
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Posted at 3:08 PM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 18:07:06-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The numbers are in, and KSTU FOX 13 remains the clear leader in local news, winning every daypart against all competitors during February sweeps. According to ratings provided by A.C. Nielsen, whether it competes with local news or network news, KSTU FOX 13 is Utah’s #1 news station among adults 25-54, the key demographic for advertisers. Highlights include:

Early Morning News (4:30 – 6 a.m.) #1
Morning News (6 – 9 a.m.) #1
Midday News (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) #1
Early Evening News (4 – 7 p.m.) #1
Late News (9 – 10:30 p.m.) #1
Weekend Morning News (7 – 9 a.m.) #1
Weekend Late News (9 – 10:30 p.m.) #1

“Our enterprising team of journalists have an unwavering commitment to covering Utah’s communities,” said Marc Sternfield, news director for KSTU FOX 13. “We appreciate the opportunity to tell stories that matter and connect with our audience.”

KSTU FOX 13’s ratings success continues with the station’s local lifestyle show, “The PLACE,” which is #1 in adults 25-54 among competing lifestyle programs. KSTU FOX 13 is also home to Utah’s top-rated primetime program “The Masked Singer” and the top new primetime program “Lego Masters.”

“We know Utahns have a lot of choices when it comes to local news and programming,” said Tim Ermish, vice president and general manager for KSTU FOX 13. “Our talented team of journalists work hard to provide Utahns with the information they need, when they need it, and we are grateful to our viewers for continuing to put their trust in us.”

Click here for a complete recap and station rankings for February 2020.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation’s fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and CourtTV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington D.C. and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”